Over the Hedge by T Lewis and Michael Fry

Over the Hedge

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  1. Ira Nayman

    Ira Nayman said, about 1 year ago

    Verne seems a little touched…

  2. trekman58

    trekman58 said, about 1 year ago

    Been with a lot of ‘carbon based life forms’ and none of them is quite like Verne!

  3. chithing

    chithing GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    He’s more of a cartoon-based life form.

  4. Juice- Bruce

    Juice- Bruce said, about 1 year ago

    Verne, just touch one of them and get on with the game !

  5. Nancy

    Nancy GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Verne is a tortoise, not a turtle. No wonder he has low self-esteem – he doesn’t know who he is.

  6. mbmacneill

    mbmacneill said, about 1 year ago

    Doesn’t Verne claim to be an amphibian? At least in the movie he does. But when you google turtle and amphibian, it does correct you that they are reptiles. Darn movie lied to me. I can never trust Hollywood again.

  7. Altar_Ego

    Altar_Ego said, about 1 year ago

    SNERK, I’m stealing that one…

  8. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, about 1 year ago

    @mbmacneill

    Actually, isn’t there a line where the exterminator is trying to sniff Verne out, and he says, ‘Amphibian.’ Verne mutters, ‘Reptile.’

  9. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    I thought Vern was a tortoise. A turtle has to stay in water most of the time.

  10. Tom Flapwell

    Tom Flapwell said, about 1 year ago

    @Bruno Zeigerts

    Yes, in fact he corrects quite a few people on it, each time less patiently than the last.

  11. Tom Flapwell

    Tom Flapwell said, about 1 year ago

    @Night-Gaunt49

    He should be a tortoise, which might be why he never said “turtle” in the movie. But he has self-identified as a turtle far too many times in comic history to deny it now. RJ even used to call him “Turtle Boy,” which means he’s either forgetful or dishonest now.

  12. Tom Flapwell

    Tom Flapwell said, about 1 year ago

    Sometimes Verne needs no help in being miserable.

  13. Strod

    Strod said, about 1 year ago

    @Nancy

    @Nancy, @Night-Gaunt49, @Stephen Gilberg:
     
    Actually, if you check a dictionary or encyclopedia (and I did check a couple) you’ll find that officially the term turtle refers to both sea turtles and tortoises (plus terrapins). The distinction in which the term turtle is meant to exclude tortoises is common but only colloquial.
     
    Thus, Verne is indeed a tortoise, but he’s also a turtle, even though Crush and Squirt from Finding Nemo are turtles but not tortoises.

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